Friday, August 31, 2012

31-Aug-2012 10:39

Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/15/business/mozambique-portugal-economy/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 18-24 August 2012 :: News photos: 18-24 August 2012
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-19316454#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/20/tech/thermo-acoustic-stove/index.html?eref�ition

Roddick to retire after US Open :: Former world number one Andy Roddick announces he is to retire from the sport after the US Open.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/tennis/19431708

Queen of the chessboard :: At 15, Judit Polgar was competing -- and winning -- in the highly masculine world of top-level chess. She has since beaten nine world champions and is the only female ranked in the World Chess Federation's Top 100. But, she says, after the birth of her first child, things fell apart.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/europe/judit-polgar/index.html?eref�ition

Active pensioners 'add six years' :: Being active and living a healthy lifestyle even after the age of 75 can make a huge difference to your life expectancy, a Swedish study suggests.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19421818#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Most awkward proposal ever? :: Bradley Thompson asked fellow Republican National Convention worker Laura Bowman to marry him.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2012/08/30/vo-rnc-onstage-proposal.cnn?eref�ition

Questions over axed free schools :: Michael Gove is asked by Labour to reveal how much has been spent on collapsed free schools projects.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19427694#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Thatcher's suits go under hammer :: Seven outfits worn by Margaret Thatcher in the 1970s are to be auctioned at Christie's, the first time such items have been sold at a public auction.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-19429929#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Parking attendants 'on the rise' :: The number of parking attendants hired by UK councils has risen by almost 6% since 2008, figures suggest.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19425892#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Hacker 'steals' police force data :: What appear to be computer logins and passwords for Hertfordshire Police officers are published online after the force website is hacked.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-19432487#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Justifying Apple's $1bn verdict :: Justifying the verdict in the Apple/Samsung patent case
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19425052#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Photo: Amish beard-cutting attack :: Federal prosecutors revealed a photograph Thursday that they say show an Amish man attacking another Amish man by attempting to forcibly cut his beard.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/justice/amish-beard-cutting-attack-photo/index.html?eref�ition

Syria's Neighbors Seek UN Help for Refugees - Voice of America (blog) :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNEOE9z3SiUOpNk7jOxU2uCjnt_wEg&url=http://blogs.voanews.com/breaking-news/2012/08/30/syrias-neighbors-seek-un-help-for-refugees/

Threat to Syrian Civilians Is Growing, Officials Say - New York Times :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNFQPMN_fuPQFIqzEz2rm1ZFQYCpnA&url=http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/31/world/middleeast/syria.html

Why was 34,969 Count von Count's magic number? :: Why was this number so special to Count von Count?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19409960#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Nano pit' solution for hip ops :: A Scottish team of biologists, nanoengineers and surgeons comes up with a new technique which could mean hip replacements that last a lifetime.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-19431643#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

VIDEO: Drones in skies near you :: Vast sums are being spent on civilian drone projects, in everything from police surveillance to amateur photography, as BBC Newsnight's Jim Reed reports.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19432407#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Quiz of the week's news :: Who was shaken and stirred by a 007-themed party?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19421207#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Clinton starts Asia trip in Cook Islands :: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was heading to Asia on Thursday for a wide-ranging trip that will take her from the Cook Islands in the Pacific Ocean to China and Russia farther north.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/asia-us-clinton/index.html?eref�ition

Sylvester Stallone's son died of heart attack: coroner :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/dNYKFI4szdE/entertainment-us-sagestallone-idUSBRE87U01P20120831

Should children be able to buy Fifty Shades of Grey? :: Should children really be able to buy Fifty Shades?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19395813#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Pentagon may sue Bin Laden author :: The Pentagon says it may take legal action against an ex-US special forces member who has written a book about the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-19432601#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Ban slams Holocaust denial in Iran :: The Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei defended his country's right to produce nuclear energy for peaceful purposes during a fiery speech Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/meast/iran-khamenei-speech/index.html?eref�ition

VIDEO: 'Progress' with Taliban in Afghanistan :: International forces in Afghanistan believe they are making progress in persuading Taliban fighters to lay down their weapons and join the government side.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19432593#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

54 rescued in waters off Indonesia :: The number of people rescued in the waters off Indonesia after a boat reportedly had engine trouble has risen to 54, Australian officials said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/world/asia/indonesia-vessel-distress/index.html?eref�ition

Does supervolcano threaten Earth? :: Under Yellowstone National Park's geysers and springs is a geological time bomb, according to experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/us/wus-supervolcanoes-yellowstone/index.html?eref�ition

Asylum seekers taken to Indonesia :: A group of 54 migrants rescued by Australian and commercial ships are being sent back to Indonesia, as the search continues for scores missing.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19432584#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Navy SEAL: Inside the OBL raid :: CNN's Barbara Starr reports on the new book on the bin Laden raid authored by a former Navy SEAL.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/08/30/pkg-starr-navy-seal-obl-raid-book-author-revealed.cnn?eref�ition

No charges in CIA detainee probe :: The US justice department ends its investigation into the CIA's interrogation programme for terror detainees, without bringing charges.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-19432553#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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